Swap damselfly nymph swap

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by zen leecher aka bill w, May 29, 2013.

  1. Bonsai

    Bonsai Jerry

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    I received mine in the mail yesterday. Got home late last night and didn't get to open them until this morning. As expected they looked good and I can't wait to get them wet.

    Thanks
     
  2. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    For the future participants in bead headed flies a regular envelope will not work for this swap without package postage. That's the minimum that should be used as a regular envelope will get ripped apart going to the stamp cancelling machinery. The padded envelopes that the Post Office sells are an even better way of ensuring your flies are delivered without damage to the flies or the envelope.

    I sent a package out once and all the recipient got was the package. It broke apart and the items in it lost during transit.
     
  3. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Call it out Zen, tell us who the losers are, I swear I can take it. I have not recieved mine yet.
     
  4. steeli

    steeli Active Member

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    Received mine on Saturday.
    Nice hatch of flies everyone!
    Can't wait to go wet a line...
    Thanks for hosting Zen; going to post the pics?
     
  5. Rob Ast

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    Came home from vacation today and found mine in the pile of mail. Agree with everyone else, great ties one and all.
     
  6. Travis Bille

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    These are some great looking bugs. Thanks for hosting!
     
  7. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    I got back from camping today and opened mine up. Nice ties all.
     
  8. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Fly pictures are posted in the gallery under 2013 Damselfly nymph swap. Congrats to all on some nice ties.
     
  9. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    My pics, simply do not do my fly justice, that's what happens when you are weird and you tie your fly upside down. Trust me thou, this fly fishes great under an indicator. Well next year it will anyway.
     
  10. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I would give that fly the "most innovative" award.

    Only other way to take damselfly nymph photos would be maybe from the top down. The side shot doesn't show the eyes.